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The value of a Guest Investigator program for Dawn

NASA selected 21 Participating Scientists to join the Dawn team in 2010, prior to Dawn's arrival at Vesta in 2011. Since that time, Dawn Participating Scientists have made enormous contributions to the mission, as they do for most other NASA missions. But the status of a Participating Scientist program for Dawn at Ceres has been in doubt.

Icy Satellites of the Saturnian System, University College London, 29-30 June 2009

Icy Satellites of the Saturnian System, University College London, 29-30 June 2009

More Solar Eclipses Viewed from Moons

More Solar Eclipses Viewed from Moons

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Tonight

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Tonight

LPSC: Tuesday: Volcanism and tectonism on Saturn's satellites

I received this report on the Tuesday afternoon special session on volcanism and tectonism on Saturn's satellites from Anne Verbiscer, an astronomer from the University of Virginia who I first met at the Division of Planetary Sciences meeting in 2005.

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